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'House Hunters' comes to Detroit Lakes
DNR to hold annual trapping season permit meeting for Hubbel Pond Wildlife Management Area Oct. 5
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Trip to Cormorant Sportsman’s Club is all hands-on for the fourth graders of Detroit Lakes
HALL OF HONOR: Raboin enjoying special opportunity in St. Cloud
Detroit Lakes blows out Park Rapids 46-0
HALL OF HONOR: Barrett a versatile leader for three Laker teams
Jackets sweep singles, down Lakers 4-3
Golf: Lunn wins Maple Hills club championship
Teaching the 'lost language'; New teacher of the Ojibwe Learning and Native American Culture class is all about the students
Senior year, not so glamorous
Touchdowns and Tailgates
Chivers' exchange vows
Logan completes core curriculum training
Friends & Neighbors
BD’s Gas and Grub under new ownership
MN gas prices down, Colonial Pipeline leakage in south causing issues
Jack Chivers Realty adds new service branch
Preparing to become a caregiver
Dairy Queen set to move to McKinley Plaza Friday
Four things you can do in DL this week for no cost
Fall officially arrives this Thursday!
Who will be the Great American storyteller?
Locals raise a Toast to Tamarac, stomp some grapes at Richwood Winery this weekend
'Star Trek' 50th anniversary: Where the original actors are now
Vernon A. Sellers
Douglas Daryl Miller
Helen Mae Williams
William V. "Bill" Vipond
Michael C. Selck
Stop the lies against Eken
Big garbage, big economy
Refugee community should welcome FBI
Don't blame farmers for dying honeybees
Leaving home--love isn't always spoken
National tourney shows amazing bass catch in Minnesota
Rarely seen, the tough, wily fisher lives among us
Pheasant numbers up 29 percent over last year
Landscape planning can help 'sharpies' thrive
Tricky fishing for next few weeks
Fired up for hunting season; Local Sportsman’s Clubs have their sights set on you
LP-A busts a move: Lake Park-Audubon Elementary receives national ‘Active Schools’ award
4-H'ers bring home ribbons from the Minnesota State Fair
Cormorant art show winners announced
Pine to Palm
October 13, 2010
Good things happening in LP-A
Things are looking up for the Lake Park-Audubon School District. After losing a large senior class to graduation last year, the district expected total enrollment to drop from 616 students to 610 students. But thanks in part to residents voting earlier this year for a new high...
October 13, 2010 - 1:30pm
September 22, 2010
Editorial: Guard against CO poisoning
If you don't have a carbon monoxide detector in your home, it's time to get one. A Detroit Lakes woman had a close call with carbon monoxide poisoning recently, and five people were injured, two critically, in a carbon monoxide leak at a Minneapolis apartment building on Tuesday. Fire...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00pm
August 13, 2010
Get ready for negative TV ads
Now that the primary election is over, the field is set for the Nov. 2 general elcction, and what a roller coaster that will be! The Democrats spent $9 million to sort three candidates down to one, and the winner comes with money. Former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, of the department...
August 13, 2010 - 4:10pm
July 23, 2010
County-Guard pact helps families
Cheers to Becker County Veterans Service Officer Lauri Brooke, who has done a great job working with the National Guard and other military organizations to bring the best possible services to Becker County. Across the hall from Brooke's office at the Becker County Courthouse is...
July 23, 2010 - 3:30pm
Editorial: Baca saga: Cheers to DL cops
Cheers to the Detroit Lakes Police Department for its swift and effective response when a Level 3 sex offender cut off his ankle monitoring bracelet and tried to leave town. Police Chief Kel Keena mobilized his department as soon as he was notified that Robert Baca, 44, was on the...
June 23, 2010 - 11:59am
May 16, 2010
Editorial: Fishing opener kicks off the season
This is walleye opener weekend, the start of the tourism season in Becker County, and with unemployment high, it's more important than ever to make visitors feel welcome. Those who work at gas stations, motels, restaurants, resorts, and bait shops are the first line of defense --...
May 16, 2010 - 4:57pm
May 5, 2010
Editorial: LP-A 'vote no' group is wrong
Jeers to those "no" voters in the Lake Park-Audubon School District who are spreading misinformation about the hard-fought federal stimulus funds won by the district -- if a building bond levy is approved May 25. The district will shave about $10.5 million in interest off the...
May 5, 2010 - 11:37am
April 16, 2010
Behind on taxes? Watch for scams
It's income tax season, and those who are having trouble meeting their obligation to Uncle Sam should be careful not to make things worse by falling for tax scams. Here are some things to watch out for, according to the Minnesota Attorney General's office: Beware of bogus promises...
April 16, 2010 - 2:35pm
March 17, 2010
A (hushed) cheer to quiet zone
That deafening silence you hear is the sound of Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad horns not being blown on their way through Detroit Lakes. The quiet zone has gone into effect on the BNSF rail corridor through city limits, and we offer a hearty cheer both to the City of Detroit...
March 17, 2010 - 2:57pm
February 26, 2010
Editorial: More protection needed for workers in corporate bankruptcies
Cheers to U.S. Sen. Al Franken for supporting legislation to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses collapse. The "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act" would make several changes to Chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 5:02pm
December 18, 2009
Political comedy in the seventh district
One of the better spectator sports during election season in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District is the spectacle of the Republicans' attempt to run against veteran Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson. It's like watching the Timberwolves play basketball: You know before the tipoff...
December 18, 2009 - 3:31pm
December 16, 2009
Cheers to food drive; give to HeatShare
Cheers to the Trinity Lutheran Food drive. Last Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church Pastor Dan Babine Babine issued a challenge to his flock -- come up with either 360 cubic feet of food donations, the equivalent amount in monetary donations, or a combination of both. "The goal is...
December 16, 2009 - 9:55am
December 9, 2009
Pawlenty wisely backs off LGA cuts
Gov. Tim Pawlenty sent an early Christmas present to local governments on Tuesday by agreeing not to take executive action to reduce local aid payments to them. The governor last week had threatened the loss of aid when state officials said the current state budget could be out...
December 9, 2009 - 10:58am
December 4, 2009
Cheers to bill that would limit cell phone fees for consumers
Feel like you're chained to your cell phone company because of high contract termination fees? Some in Congress want to do something about it. U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), Senator Russ Feingold (Wis.), Senator Jim Webb (Va.), and Senator Mark Begich (Alaska) have introduced...
December 4, 2009 - 3:26pm
December 2, 2009
Do us all a favor -- shop locally
The Christmas shopping season is in full swing, and one of the best gifts you can give your community is to shop locally. If you haven't already embraced the 3/50 Project, now is a great time to do so. Think of the three stores you would miss the most if they closed. Then...
December 2, 2009 - 7:30am